Will a Large-Scale Migration of Russians to the Russian Republic Take Place over the Current Decade? 1

  title={Will a Large-Scale Migration of Russians to the Russian Republic Take Place over the Current Decade? 1},
  author={John B. Dunlop},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={605 - 629}
  • J. Dunlop
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Political Science
  • International Migration Review
Given the headlong and convulsive pace of political change occurring in the republics of the former Soviet Union, predictions concerning future developments in that area of the world must necessarily be tenuous and hedged about with caveats. The question of the likely scale of in-migration from the other former union republics into the Russian Republic over the remainder of this decade is, however, so politically charged and so important that analysts and forecasters can ill afford to ignore it… 

Tables from this paper

Will the Russians return from the near abroad?

Questions addressed are possible magnitudes of in-migration into Russia, attitudes in Russia regarding appropriate policy with respect to treatment of co-nationals in the near abroad, and conditions in areas of Russia that presently are absorbing the greatest numbers of migrants.

Patterns of Internal Migration During the Russian Transition

Internal migration in post-Soviet Russia accounts for 80 per cent of all migration, involving millions of individuals a year. With the fall of communism, the Russian state has withdrawn from the

Ethnic Tensions in the Successor Republics in 1993 and Early 1994

A distinguished specialist on the human geography of the former USSR examines the process whereby the Russian Federation increased its influence over most of the successor states during 1993 and

Migration Patterns During a Period of Political and Economic Shocks in the Former Soviet Union: A Case Study of Yaroslavl' Oblast∗

This paper examines migration in Russia during the period that preceded the breakup of the former Soviet Union (FSU) and during the current transition period. An unusually rich dataset is used to

Global frameworks, local realities : migrant resettlement in the Russian Federation

The thesis explores the 'return' migration and resettlement experience of members of ethnic Russian and Russian speaking migrant populations who over the period 1991-2000 left their homes in the

Observations on Soviet Imperial Disintegration

A prominent American specialist and observer of post-Soviet affairs examines the shifting balance between forces of disintegration and reintegration in the successor states of the former Soviet Union


Using survey data for 1993 from St . Petersburg for union leaders in unions that have succeeded the old Russian unions, we fin d evidence of high levels of member commitment to successor unions .

Diaspora Politics: Ethnic Linkages, Foreign Policy, and Security in Eurasia

When and why does ethnicity matter in international relations? When do states founded on a preexisting cultural community act to protect the interests of co-ethnic populations living abroad? The

Migration and Its Impact on Security of Central Asia

Migration is emerging as an important source of threat to the peace and security of Central Asia. This is happening, notwithstanding the fact that this region is receiving substantial amount of

Swedish multiculturalism in a comparative European perspective

This article discusses the use of the term multiculturalism and the background of multiculturalist policies in Europe. Postwar migration within and to Europe has changed the ethnic composition of



The Migration of Russians Outside Their Homeland

The migration and settlement of Russians throughout the former Soviet Union in combination with rising nationalism have resulted in a set of conditions that will probably result in considerable

Ex-Communists Win Lithuania's First Election Since Independence,

  • 1992

Central Asia: The New Politics

    The Russians Outside Russia." Paper presented at the international colloquium on "Underdevelopment, Ethnic Conflicts, and Nationalisms in the Soviet Union," Cortona

    • 1991

    Central Asia's Post Empire Politics," Orbis

    • 1992

    Paper presented at the international colloquium on "Underdevelopment, Ethnic Conflicts, and Nationalisms in the Soviet Union